29 Jan Any topic (writer’s choice)
What is a Weapon of Math Destruction?
Do you think it is possible for machines to be free of the biases of humans? Why or why not?
Why does “feedback” matter in a statistical system? Give one example from the text of a WMD Feedback Loop.
Reflect on the introduction. Do you buy into the idea of a WMD? Can you think of a situation in which you might have been a victim of a WMD?